Posts Tagged ‘Royal Caribbean International’

Video. Anthem Of The Seas Arrives In Southampton: Royal Caribbean Introduces its Next Great Adventure

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Check out Royal Caribbean’s newest adventure, the world’s most technologically advanced ship is now sailing from her homeport in Southampton, UK, through October where she will sail to the Mediterranean and Canary Islands. 

Allure to Drydock at Navantia

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

Allure of The SeasNavantia has entered into an agreement with Royal Caribbean Cruises to provide ship-repair, revitalization, upgrading and related marine services for its fleet, including an upcoming drydock for the Allure of the Seas. (

Royal Caribbean’s Newest Cruise Ship, Anthem of the Seas, Arrives in UK

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas has arrived in Southampton, its homeport for the summer. (more…)

Thomson Discovery new name of Splendour of the Seas

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Thomson Cruises, part of the Anglo-German TUI AG group, will introduce Spledour of the Seas as Thomson Discovery and homeport the 69,130 gross ton ship in Palma when it launches in June next year, Travel Weekly reports. (

Ovation of the Seas Heading to Australia Winter 16-17

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International announced today that Australia will welcome the Ovation of the Seas as she homeports in Sydney for winter 2016-17. (

More Than 220 Fall Ill On Two Separate Royal Caribbean Operated Cruise Ships

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Just two months after the first cruise-related norovirus outbreak occurred on a Royal Caribbean vessel, two more of the company’s ships – this time traveling along the west coasts of California and Mexico – have reported a virus has led to illness in more than 215 passengers and crew members. (

Columbus Cruise Center says goodbye to Anthem of the Seas

Monday, April 13th, 2015

With the final outfitting reaching the end, Columbus Cruise Center (CCCB) will say goodbye to ms Anthem of the Seas today around 9 pm. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Takes Delivery of Anthem of the Seas

Saturday, April 11th, 2015

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.’s Chairman and CEO Richard D. Fain officially received the new ship from Meyer Werft Yard’s Managing Partner Bernard Meyer in a signing ceremony held in Bremerhaven, Germany. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Doubles Summer Port Calls to St. Kitts

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Just after St. Kitts’ participation in the Cruise Shipping Miami conference, the Caribbean island of St. Kitts announces that it will receive calls from two of Royal Caribbean’s Oasis-class vessels during the 2016 summer season, Oasis of the Seas and Allure of the Seas. (more…)

Royal Caribbean Offers Tax-Free Cruises

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Vacationers who book a new Royal Caribbean International sailing will have their cruise booking taxes, port charges and fees paid by the cruise line, if they book from April 11 through 15, 2015. (

Giant Giraffe, Escape Room Set for Anthem of the Seas

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

With the launch only a few weeks away, details are leaking out about Royal Caribbean’s newest ship, Anthem of the Seas. (

Royal Caribbean names Anthem of the Seas godmother

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Royal Caribbean International today announced that travel agent Emma Wilby, 27, from Sunderland, U.K., is the Godmother for the Anthem of the Seas. (more…)

Ovation of the Seas to Homeport in Tianjin as Royal Continues China Push

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International today announced that Tianjin, China, will be the new home for its third Quantum-class ship, Ovation of the Seas. (

Coast Guard searches for missing cruise ship passenger near Marathon

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

The U.S. Coast Guard continues to search for a 43-year-old man who fell from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship off the coast of Marathon. (

Royal Caribbean’s WOW Sale Combines Onboard Credit With BOGO50 Offer

Saturday, March 21st, 2015

Starting March 21, Royal Caribbean International is launching a five-day WOW Sale that allows guests to receive up to $200 onboard credit and enjoy 50 percent off the cruise fare for the second guest in the same room with a full-fare guest. (

Anthem of the Seas Conveyance from Meyer Werft Vinfographic

Sunday, March 15th, 2015

This video is in true infographic form (hence the term “vinfographic”) and adds a lot of interesting facts surrounding the conveyance of Anthem.

Royal Caribbean Announces 2016 Europe and Alaska

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International today announced new 2016 Europe vacations. Explorer of the Seas will meanwhile debut in Alaska. The Radiance of the Seas will alternate seven-night northbound and southbound Alaska cruises between Vancouver, B.C., and Seward. (

Royal Caribbean Reveals Itineraries for Newest Ship; Independence of the Seas to Return to UK

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Royal Caribbean’s newest cruise ship Harmony of the Seas will spend the start of the 2016 summer season in Europe. (

Anthem of the Seas Leaves Shipyard for North Sea

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Anthem of the Seas, the newest vessel to come from Royal Caribbean, has started its journey from the Meyer Werft shipyard in Germany where it was built to the North Sea. (

Keel Laying for Ovation of the Seas

Friday, March 6th, 2015

The Ovation of the Seas, the third Quantum-class ship under construction in Germany, received its first block on Thursday as the keel was officially lowered and put into place. (

Three Royal Caribbean Oasis-Class Cruise Ships to Sail from Florida in 2016

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Royal Caribbean will base all three of its Oasis-class cruise ships in Florida in 2016. During the same period Quantum-class Anthem of the Seas will sail its first summer season out of Cape Liberty, visiting Bermuda. (

Royal Announces 2016-2017 Caribbean Deployment, Harmony to Port Everglades

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International today announced 2016-2017 Caribbean deployment, with 15 ships sailing from nine U.S. homeports, calling in 39 Caribbean ports. (

Splendour of the Seas Sold to TUI for Thomson Cruises

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. announced today that it has entered into an agreement to sell its cruise ship Splendour of the Seas to TUI Cruises in the second quarter of 2016. (

Update. Fog Strands Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship at Sea; Next Sailing Canceled

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Passengers on the delayed Brilliance of the Seas sailing finally disembarked the ship in Tampa around 7 p.m. last night, well over 24 hours late. (

Royal Caribbean’s Next Oasis-Class Cruise Ship to Feature Neighborhoods, Waterslides, Bionic Bar

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Royal Caribbean’s next Oasis-class ship, Harmony of the Seas, will feature a mixture of first-introduced-on-Quantum- and Oasis-class experiences, as well as brand-new additions, including the line’s first-ever waterslides. (

Australia. Royal Caribbean partners with My Kitchen Rules

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International has announced a new TV campaign and partnership with Channel 7 juggernaut My Kitchen Rules. (

Third Oasis Named: Harmony of the Seas

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International will name its third Oasis-class vessel the Harmony of the Seas, the line confirmed on social media earlier today. (

Royal Caribbean Floats Out Newest Cruise Ship

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

All eyes were on Royal Caribbean’s Anthem of the Seas today, as the new cruise ship’s float-out took place at Meyer Werft’s shipyard in Papenburg, Germany. (

Tamis Moves from Carnival to Royal Caribbean, Named SVP Hotel Ops

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

He will have oversight of the line’s hotel services, food, beverage, entertainment and private destinations, and will report directly to Michael Bayley, president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International. (

New Shows Announced for Anthem of the Seas

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

Royal Caribbean International has rolled out some new shows for the upcoming Anthem of the Seas. (

A Brief Chat with Michael Bayley, Royal Caribbean’s New President & CEO

Saturday, February 14th, 2015

Many travel agents know Michael Bayley, the new president and CEO of Royal Caribbean International, from his service as the former president and CEO of Celebrity Cruises. (

Royal Caribbean to launch new promotion offering Buy One Get One 50% or Free Unlimited Alcohol Package

Friday, February 13th, 2015

Royal Caribbean will be rolling out a new promotion on February 14, 2015 offering a choice of Buy One, Get One 50% off off or Free Premium unlimited alcohol package for two. (